Utrecht is a small university town, which is, situated just 20 min by train from Amsterdam.
It has plenty of canals, bicycles and fast foods like in most of the cities here in the Netherlands.
For local people this is a great opportunity to find second hand goods - only in Utrecht and its areas there are 3 Emmaus Communities!
The partner Emmaus Parkwijk is a part of the Groene Sticht.
It's a living - work community that also accommodates people.
Altogether, the people who are living at the Emmaus do work at the second hand store, which as well includes recycling.
The volunteers will help at the second hand store, which includes for example picking up second hand goods, and restore work. This is a work and living community with a caring part for people whom life there.
Nice to bring with you musical instruments, cd’s, ideas for games and activities.
The fact, that soft drugs are legal in the Netherlands.Some participants an incentive to smoke drugs whenever they want.In addition to this, they will also work at the biological garden and organize a fest for the district. Volunteers will sleep at an accommodation of Emmaus and the will eat together with the inhabitants of this house.Volunteers will cook together with the Emmaus people.A sleeping bag, mat to sleep on, old working clothes, rain is spreading out over the year, so bring warm clothes, a raincoat and a swimming suit!Wise to bring recipes from your own country, driver’s license that is valid in Netherlands, sunglasses and something on your head against the sun!